From Justin To Kelly
From Justin To Kelly (2003)

From the producer and writer of Spice World and the director of She's All That comes this musical comedy inspired by and featuring the stars of Fox's hit reality show American Idol. Starring the winner and runner-up of the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 26, 2003
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A notorious stinker, From Justin To Kelly features banal songs, a witless plot, and non-existent chemistry between its American Idol-sanctioned leads.

Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

What's depressing about From Justin to Kelly, whose title seems to refer to the text messages he sends her, is that it's been made without a lick of love, skill, or, apparently, money.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

How bad is From Justin to Kelly? Set in Miami during spring break, it's like Grease: The Next Generation acted out by the food-court staff at SeaWorld.

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M. K. Terrell
Christian Science Monitor

Fans may enjoy their Idol songs and parents may appreciate its wholesomeness, but there's little else to recommend in this throwback to the '60s Beach Blanket movies.

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

Easily the worst beach movie ever made.

Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Having won first and second place in some sort of TV talent show, Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini get to play movie star, a bonus all America should immediately vote to have removed from the prize bin.

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Robert Wilonsky
New Times

From Justin to Kelly is a musical so pedestrian it trips over its feet every time someone breaks into song or dance.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

More than anything, From Justin To Kelly needs Simon Cowell.

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Heather Havrilesky
Salon.com

One of the worst movies you'll ever see -- but it's still not worth seeing.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Idol film expands 15 minutes of fame.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Alice Shen
I just like it, okay? The ridiculously stereotypical yet clinically wholesome spring break scene. The matching trios of friends made up of people who would… More
Rachel F
Kind of a waste of money.
Wildaly M
You're better off just watch a music video of Kelly Clarkson or something.
Lafe Fredbjornson
Fun musical fluffiness, mostly for the girls. Yup, there's lots of singing and frivolity in this film, with a very light plot. No worse than most Elvis… More
Spencer S.
Anyone who can make it through this movie, in its entirety, without fast forwarding or crying violently for long periods of time are in fact saints, and their… More
Jennifer Xu
yes, i have actually seen this because my friend bought it on payperview (?!) and it was all that i expected: complete trash.

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